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  • Policy Transfer And Criminal Justiceby Trevor Jones; Tim Newburn

    McGraw-Hill Education 2006; US$ 46.00

    Contains the study of policy transfer in criminal justice and crime control. This book focuses upon policy transfer from the USA to the UK, and undertakes an examination of the processes of policy change in the areas perceived as imports from the USA, the privatization of corrections, two and three strikes sentencing, and, zero tolerance policing. more...

  • Punishedby Victor M. Rios

    NYU Press 2011; US$ 20.40

    Victor Rios grew up in the ghetto of Oakland, California in the 1980s and 90s. A former gang member and juvenile delinquent, Rios managed to escape the bleak outcome of many of his friends and earned a PhD at Berkeley and returned to his hometown to study how inner city young Latino and African American boys develop their sense of self in the midst... more...

  • Discipline & Punishby Michel Foucault

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 17.00

    In this brilliant work, the most influential philosopher since Sartre suggests that such vaunted reforms as the abolition of torture and the emergence of the modern penitentiary have merely shifted the focus of punishment from the prisoner's body to his soul. more...

  • Imprisoning Communitiesby Todd R Clear

    Oxford University Press 2007; US$ 22.99

    In the first detailed, empirical exploration of the effects of mass incarceration on poor places, Imprisoning Communities demonstrates that in high doses incarceration contributes to the very social problems it is intended to solve: it breaks up family and social networks; deprives siblings, spouses, and parents of emotional and financial support;... more...

  • Dead Man Walkingby Helen Prejean; Archbishop Desmond Tutu; Susan Sarandon; Tim Robbins

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 15.00

    In 1982, Sister Helen Prejean became the spiritual advisor to Patrick Sonnier, the convicted killer of two teenagers who was sentenced to die in the electric chair of Louisiana?s Angola State Prison. In the months before Sonnier?s death, the Roman Catholic nun came to know a man who was as terrified as he had once been terrifying. She also came to... more...

  • Crime Fighting and Crime Preventionby Infobase Publishing

    Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 42.00

    Before a crime is ever committed, law enforcement officials try to prevent lawbreaking by enacting policies and safeguards. Crime Fighting and Crime Prevention provides a clear look at the efforts of law enforcement agencies and civilians to control and prevent crimes. The various crime-prevention techniques covered range from computer databases that... more...

  • Probing into Cold Casesby Ronald L. Mendell

    Charles C Thomas 2009; US$ 47.95

    The investigative experience offers many challenges in reconstructing past events and in discovering the persons, entities, and organizations involved in a crime or a civil wrong. The discussion begins with explaining the nature of cold cases and the major problems associated with these investigations. A cold case investigation progresses from the... more...

  • Die Unterlassungsstrafbarkeit der Kinder- und Jugendhilfe bei familiärer Kindeswohlgefährdung.by Annika Dießner

    Duncker & Humblot 2010; US$ 76.35

    Hauptbeschreibung Gegenstand der Untersuchung bildet die Frage, ob und inwieweit die in der Kinder- und Jugendhilfe Beschäftigten bei Sachverhalten familiärer Kindeswohlgefährdung selbst strafrechtlichen Risiken ausgesetzt sind. Hierzu sind in den letzten Jahren unterschiedliche Entscheidungen ergangen. Im Anschluss an eine einleitende Darstellung... more...

  • Elternrecht bei Trennung aufgrund stationärer jugendstrafrechtlicher Sanktionen.by Christian Reuther

    Duncker & Humblot 2010; US$ 59.16

    Hauptbeschreibung Wie passen das in Art. 6 GG garantierte Erziehungsrecht der Eltern und jugendstrafrechtliche Sanktionen zusammen? Dieser bisher kaum thematisierten Problematik geht Christian Reuther am Beispiel von Jugendarrest und Jugendstrafe nach. Er untersucht detailliert, wie Verhängung und Vollzug dieser Sanktionen das Grundrecht der Eltern... more...

  • "Zero Tolerance" gegen soziale Randgruppen?by Susanne Paula Leiterer

    Duncker & Humblot 2010; US$ 59.16

    Hauptbeschreibung Die Autorin behandelt die aktuellen Polizeistrategien gegenüber Personengruppen, deren Lebensmittelpunkt auf öffentlichen Straßen und Plätzen liegt, die so genannten sozialen Randgruppen. Vorbild für diese Polizeistrategien waren die New Yorker "Zero Tolerance"-Strategie und die "Broken Windows"-Theorie. Susanne Leiterer untersucht... more...